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Tonnara Florio Favignana

Via Amendola, 91023, Sicily, Italy
+39 324 563 1991
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Very interesting guided tour! Ask for Simpatica Francesca, a worker's daughter!!!!

I would .definitely recommend this tour of the Tonnara Florio, which explains the story of this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
pilastri10
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florence, Italy
A great museum, full of history

After a full day at sea, the Tonnara Florio Favignana was a great way to get back on land and see... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2016
Barbara G
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Bondi, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would .definitely recommend this tour of the Tonnara Florio, which explains the story of this revered family. Francesca made it more interesting with her passion for story telling of the great tuna fishing period of years gone by. The only thing I could have...More

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Reviewed November 26, 2016

After a full day at sea, the Tonnara Florio Favignana was a great way to get back on land and see how the island used to live around the Tuna. It must be sayed that the tuna in Favignana is incredible but it was very...More

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed October 8, 2016

Coming from Marsala, I went to Favignana with aliscafo on Sunday the 25th of September, aiming at visiting the tonnera. Unfortunately, when I arrived (approx 12:00) the tonnera was closing down. The next opening was planned at 17:00: just when I had to leave with...More

Thank brucharrier
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

They do guided tours, with duration of 1h. We had a Italian guide perhaps they do also in English but not sure. It's impressive to see how they worked. Also sad to see how humans perfected this industry of dead and the tuna disappear.

Thank Poolman111
Reviewed July 30, 2016

Take a trip through time and see the remains of the Roman sea battles which have been preserved in the museum before taking a tour of the factories which made the island its fortune. Wonderful history tour and a lesson that even a small island...More

Thank 72_Matt-07
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

It's very interesting to visit this place listening and learning about illuminated Italian industrials of two centuries ago and local tradition and culture. You have also the possibility to discover a piece of Roman history hearing about the naval battle around the islands that put...More

Thank Giuseppe G
Reviewed April 30, 2016

Very interesting old tonnara turned into a museum, with a particular emphasis on the history (and downfall) of the Florio family. Exhibits include some amazing old fishing boats. Open only in the morning. One of the last surviving workers explained what life was like when...More

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Reviewed March 9, 2016

amazing place if you can imagine when the tuna fishing was at it's peak, would not have been the most pleasant place to work though!

Thank Ewan G
Reviewed January 29, 2016

We visited tonnara at the last evening during our three days stay in Favignana and it really was worth it. Tonnara building is nicely illuminated at evening, exhibition is informative and was interesting even for our 5 years old grand daughter. Tuna story is presented...More

Thank Lauris L
Reviewed October 16, 2015

Museum of tools and way to hunt tunas.Way how they produce canted tuna from hunting,cooking..... Very nice guiding .Story about you will never forget. Thanks to Mr Peppe for giving us feeling of been and working in Tuna factory.

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